Kasem - English


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ga₁ [M ] B2 (impf: ; past: gɛa) v 1fail, miss, come short, lack { Amo kwaane a ga. I tried and failed. | Sabu ná gɛa, mini mo wó di. When money fails, fire will succeed. } (domain: 6.1.3.3 - Fail.) Agɛboŋa, 2remain, be incomplete { Ko gɛ da fuga. There are ten days left. } [ der. gɛɛ , der. gɛɛre ]
ga₂ C3 (impf: gara; past: gaga) v bail out, sweep away water
ga₃ [L ] C3 (impf: gara; past: gaga) v count, chant, read { O wae o gare tɔnɔ. He can read. }
ga₄ pt perhaps, maybe { N ga n boŋe we ba kɛ. You might think they have gone. }
ga kula (der. of kula) adv completely_consumed
ga-kukura [MHR ] KA/SE (from gaao, kukura) n Jackal
ga-mena (from gaao, mene) n pl late millet (domain: 5.2.3.1.1 - Food from seeds, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)
ga-naao [MM ] KO/DE (from gaao, naao) n bush_cow (domain: 1.6.1.1.3 - Hoofed animals.)
ga-sugu [MR ] KO/DE (from gaao, sugu) n wild guinea-fowl; Cameroon Plumed Guinea-fowl (domain: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
ga-teiri DE/YA (from gaao, teiri) n warthog /phacochoerus africanus / (domain: 1.6.1.1.3 - Hoofed animals.)
ga-varem O/BA (from gaao, varem) n wild_animal (domain: 1.6.1 - Types of animals.)
gaale [L ] A1 v go beyond, pass by, surpass { Ko lana ko gaale. It is excellent. | Ba ba gaale ni ba pae dedwoŋi. One does not pass by a mouth to give to another one.; In cases of need, one should not have favourites. | ko ja ko gaale extremely } [ der. jagala ]
gaane₁ [M ] A1 v reap by cutting with knife or sickle
gaane₂ v speak what is not true, lie
gaane₃ [L ] DE/YA n squash, pumpkin (domain: 5.2.3.1.3 - Food from vegetables, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)
gaao [M ] KO/TE (pl: gaaro) 1n bush-land, wild (non-domestic) { O vei gaao. He's gone out to the bush-land. } 2n grass, weeds, vegetation { ga-lɛɔ fresh grass | ga-puŋu flower | ga-cheiŋo strong weed sp | ga-korro dried grass, straw | ga-zuru plant } (domain: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.) 3loc away from home [ ga-kukura , ga-mena , ga-naao , ga-sugu , ga-teiri , ga-varem ]
gaare [H ] DE/YA n garden for vegetables, etc.
gaaro pl. of gaao n pl grass (sem. domains: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)
gabugu [MM ] KO/TE n onion (domain: 5.2.3.1.3 - Food from vegetables, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)
gadwogo [LM ] KO/TE n bed
gala [R ] v st be (too) long
galeme v defile { n galeme n tete you defile yourself }
galese [L ] v pass by and continue on, step across
gamboa n guinea-corn sp. (domain: 5.2.3.1.1 - Food from seeds, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)
gambɔŋa KA/SE (dialect: kambɔŋa) n Ashanti, southerner